Latest Yale Stories

2010-04-27 09:09:00

DERBY, Conn., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study just completed by the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center indicates that when it comes to effects on weight, not all snacking is created equal.

2010-04-15 06:09:00

BAYSIDE, N.Y., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book, Pun Enchanted Evenings: 746 Original Word Plays, by David R.

2010-04-05 07:01:29

In the largest genome-wide study of brain aneurysms ever conducted, an international team led by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine has identified three new genetic variants that increase a person's risk for developing this deadly disease.

2010-03-24 14:02:11

To close achievement gap, US must address major health risks for urban minority youth, study finds

2010-03-17 12:20:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Educationally relevant health disparities" are key drivers of the achievement gap, "but they are largely overlooked," Charles Basch, the Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, said at a recent panel discussion at the College.

2010-02-16 14:21:38

Most Americans like the idea of conservation, but few practice it in their everyday lives, according to the results of a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason universities.

2010-02-15 14:34:37

Scientists at Vanderbilt and Yale universities have successfully transplanted most of the "nose" of the mosquito that spreads malaria into frog eggs and fruit flies and are employing these surrogates to combat the spread of the deadly and debilitating disease that afflicts 500 million people.

2010-02-08 07:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainware, Inc., an innovative provider of intelligent data capture and enterprise search solutions, today announced that Yale New Haven Health System has selected the company's Brainware Distiller(TM) solution to automate the extraction of data from invoices.

2010-02-05 14:44:01

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine believe they may have discovered how the hormone progesterone acts to prevent preterm birth.

2010-02-04 18:13:24

Despite a sharp drop in public concern over global warming, Americans—regardless of political affiliation—support the passage of federal climate and energy policies, according to the results of a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason universities.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.